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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Cross country to participate in inaugural Gans Creek Classic

Jared Geyer September 27, 2019

After much anticipation, the Gans Creek Recreation Area cross country course will officially open and host the RBHS cross country (RBXC) team in the first ever Gans Creek Classic meet this Saturday. The...

SHOWCASED MOMENT: Blackwater performs at the Roots n Blues n BBQ festival Saturday, Sept. 29. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Students perform at Roots n Blues on ‘The Front Porch’

Matthew Burns October 3, 2018

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/Wwzjllysdeo"] In one variation or another, BlackWater has been playing together for the past three to four years. The band consists of HHS seniors Eli Marshall and Luca...

Roots N Blues N BBQ

Multiple Authors October 3, 2018

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Seth Avett playing guitar and singing during the concert. The Avett Brothers performed live at Stephens Lake Park during the Roots n Blues n BBQ festival. Concert photo by Bailey Stover.

How The Avett Brothers kickdrumed into my heart

Bailey Stover October 2, 2018

[spotifyplaybutton play="spotify:user:rbhsbearingnews:playlist:3F0tnWxMze6FsaeHchKkHy"/] The Avett Brothers provide the perfect respite from a frantic world. I ravenously consume music, absorbing its vibrations,...

Missouri artist Joesph Edwards helps festival goers create a small painting with his bicycle powered spinning canvas. Edwards said one working name for his creation is Art of the Revolution. Photo by Maya Bell.

People of Roots n Blues n BBQ – Joseph Edwards

Maya Bell October 1, 2018

On opening night of The Roots n Blues n BBQ Festival, Missouri artist Joseph Edwards set up his bicycle powered spinning canvas at the Art Village near the Missouri Lottery Stage. Up until the last performance...

Lead singer Jay Farrar performing at Roots n Blues n BBQ in Stephens Lake Park.

Son Volt hit’s edgy alternative note

Ethan Hayes October 1, 2018

Son Volt is a band that soothes listeners and gives a refreshing take on alternative music. Its rock and country instrumentals accompanied by lead singer Jay Farrar's alleviating voice transports the audience...

Ha Ha Tonka performs at Stephens Lake Park during Roots n Blues n BBQ.

Ha Ha Tonka combines indi, southern rock tunes

Ethan Hayes September 30, 2018

As is the case with all bands, the strength of its music is sourced with the individual artists. Ha Ha Tonka's lead singer, Brian Roberts, provides the audience with a tale of living life and the lessons...

Young artist at the Wildys World art exhibit. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues n BBQ – Wildy Self

Bailey Stover September 30, 2018

Stacy Self, the artist known as Wildy, brought her talent and passion for connecting with people through art to the Roots n Blues n Barbecue festival Saturday afternoon. Her interactive murals inspired...

Art major Mikki Philippe paints at the Roots n Blues n BBQ festival Saturday afternoon. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues – Mikki Philippe, Walter Seymour

Bailey Stover September 30, 2018

Saturday afternoon, Mikki Philippe and Walter Seymour enjoyed the atmosphere of the Roots n Blues n Barbecue festival at Stephens Lake Park. Philippe painted and talked with Seymour while bands such as...

Jesse Cook in his frog puppet outfit. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues n BBQ – Jesse Cook

Bailey Stover September 29, 2018

At a friend's request, Jesse Cook donned a frog puppet costume for the Roots n Blues n Barbecue festival Saturday afternoon. For Cook, the outfit is a way he can interact and connect with people. What...

Front Porch Stage. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues n BBQ – Reid Boyd

Bailey Stover September 29, 2018

Reid Boyd, a 13-year-old from Columbia, performed on the Front Porch Stage at the Roots n Blues n Barbecue festival Friday evening. With his mother supporting him from the audience, Boyd played a guitar...

Caitlin Cunningham volunteering at R n B n BBQ. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots n Blues – Caitlin Cunningham, Paul Rowden

Bailey Stover September 29, 2018

On Saturday afternoon, Roots n Blues n Barbecue volunteers Caitlin Cunningham and Paul Rowden walked around selling cold beverages to festival goers. Both Cunningham and Rowden appreciate the community...

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